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Finders Keepers

There are nuances to how us Poms get raised compared to our Aussie cousins.

For example, although frowned upon in my former English rural backwater, any inanimate object like, say, a cricket ball Marcus Trescothick might tonk out of Somerset’s County Ground is fair game to a fisherman’s net when rod-dangling the River Tone or, indeed, to a street urchin loitering in an adjacent car park. 663 more words

Voices of Macedon: Renewables, surely the way

Renewable energy is a mainstream election issue in the hotly-contested seat of Macedon.

Anti-wind farm laws introduced by the Coaltion government in 2011 have hit the Macedon Ranges hard. 740 more words

Victorian Coalition

Voices of Macedon: Community consultation missing on key planning issues

Renewable energy is a mainstream election issue in the hotly-contested seat of Macedon.

Anti-wind farm laws introduced by the Coaltion government in 2011 have hit the Macedon Ranges hard. 833 more words

Renewable Energy

What's your favorite staycation destination? This is one of ours...

 For over three decades our family has been enjoying staycations at the Kyneton Bushland Resort. Now with our little bubbas, a new generation has started enjoying the family tradition of staying at these self contained cabins surrounded by gum trees, kangaroos and all inclusive activities keeping us outdoors and active. 130 more words

Melbourne

Macedon community survey finds strong support for renewables, dumping anti-wind farm laws

Friends of the Earth have launched a Macedon Energy Futures Survey on the views voters in the hotly-contested seat of Macedon hold on the government’s anti-wind farm laws just weeks from the November 29 state election. 566 more words

Victorian Coalition

Cracks appear in govt as Vic Liberal politicians question anti-wind policy

Victorian government MP, Andrew Katos, has publicly questioned the Napthine government’s anti-wind farm laws just weeks out from the state election. The move signals growing tension amid Liberal ranks about the controversial policy. 540 more words

Victorian Coalition

Room for renewable energy commitments as Vic election campaign kicks off

Renewable energy is a mainstream issue as the Victorian election campaign officially begins. The writs have been signed and the state is now in caretaker mode. 1,089 more words

Victorian Coalition